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Marco Polo's Daughters--Discovery of the New World By Gunnar Thompson
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Marco Polo led four secret expeditions to ancient America. The book is based on letters that Marco's daughters wrote about his New World adventures. The old man told them stories about his voyages to... More > ancient America just before he died. Additional sources include authentic maps from the British Library and the Library of Congress. Marco sailde with teams of Chinese, Mongol, Korean, Persian, and Syrian explorers. One expedition sailed along the seacoast of the Canadian Arctic from Alaska to Baffin Island. This was the origin of the Northwest Passage Legend. Chinese maps of Puget Sound and San Francisco were vital to the success of the transpacific voyage of Francis Drake in 1578. Marco's maps enabled the Portuguese to beat the Spaniards in the race to the Spice Islands. Marco also brought back to Venice the first Chinese guns. He called the new weapon "the harquebus." This was the beginning of the modern Arms Race. Explorers also took appaloosa horses from the American Indians back to China in about 1300 AD.< Less
Stayman-McCrosky Ancestry By David Boles
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271 pages. With the additional families of Baer, Bär, Bare, Barber, Bartram, Bear, Cartlidge, Clark, Faris, Herr, Hochstrasser, Keller, Kendig, McCoskery, Meilin, Mylin, Nussler, Oberholtzer,... More > Stake, Steman, Stoneman, Tidmarsh, Tobler, Witmer, and Wright. This fully referenced 8-1/2" by 11" work traces descents and near-descents from many interesting characters, including a slave owner's son who moved north from opposition to slavery; a Revolutionary captain in the battles of Manhattan, Monmouth, and Yorktown; an 18th-century veteran, tavern owner, fire company member, and college trustee; a Swiss settler whose 1725 home is now a bed-and-breakfast inn; a Mennonite gunsmith claimed to have invented the famed Pennsylvania rifle; an Indian trader who served as a translator; a shoemaker captured by the French while carrying correspondence to William Penn; a man regarded as "the father of American botany"; and a Swiss Anabaptist couple imprisoned for years for their faith.< Less
History of the West with Jemmey Fletcher: Ride to Rendezvous By Cody Assmann
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Jemmey Fletcher was born in a dirt floor Missouri homestead in 1821, at a time when America was set to expand into her new western lands. Growing up, Jemmey plowed the soil, did the chores, and split... More > wood like any lad would have done. In his heart though, Jemmey never was cut out for the farmer life. As the American frontier expanded west, Jemmey knew he would have to live on the very edge, experiencing a rough and tumble life as he hammered out a living from the land. Little did he know the adventures that lay ahead. History of the West with Jemmey Fletcher; Ride to Rendezvous follows young Jemmey Fletcher as he decides to leave his Missouri homestead, and strike out for the mountains. Along the way he meets a colorful mountain man named Laramie, who breaks the greenhorn in. As Jemmey makes his way to a mountain man rendezvous, he’ll have to battle hunger, thunderstorms, attacking Indians, and most often himself to find out if he has what it takes to be a Rocky Mountain trapper.< Less
Geometria e Cestaria dos Bora na Amazónia Peruana (Edição a cores) By Paulus Gerdes
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No livro “Geometria e Cestaria dos Bora na Amazónia Peruana” apresentam-se alguns aspectos geométricos da fabricação e decoração de cestos na... More > cultura Bora. O povo Bora vive nas margens do alto Cahuinari e do Igara-Paraná na Amazónia colombiana e peruana. O livro pretende contribuir para uma valorização da experiência científica e cultural Bora, em particular, na educação das futuras gerações. Uma faceta da investigação geométrica consiste na procura de todas as configurações possíveis que satisfazem determinadas condições. É nisto que cesteiros Bora excelem. O livro conta com um prefácio da autoria do professor Dubner Medina Tuesta do ‘Programa de Formación de Maestros Bilingües de la Amazonía Peruana’. (2013, Edição a cores: 192 páginas, 56 fotografias, 161 figuras). Lulu publicou em 2007 a edição a preto-a-branco.< Less
De Bleke Wreker By Eric Sellmeijer
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Klaas is een jonge man die opgroeide in de Zaanstreek uit het begin van de 19de eeuw. Nadat de Fransen zijn familie uitmoordden, vertrekt hij met een Deense walvisvaarder naar de Nieuwe Wereld. Daar... More > hij wordt geadopteerd door de Santee Dakota stam, met wie hij een aantal hachelijke avonturen beleefd in hun laatste jaren van leven in vrijheid.< Less
De Bleke Wreker By Eric Sellmeijer
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Klaas is een jonge man die opgroeide in de Zaanstreek uit het begin van de 19de eeuw. Nadat de Fransen zijn familie uitmoordden, vertrekt hij met een Deense walvisvaarder naar de Nieuwe Wereld. Daar... More > hij wordt geadopteerd door de Santee Dakota stam, met wie hij een aantal hachelijke avonturen beleefd in hun laatste jaren van leven in vrijheid.< Less
Kullankaivajat ja indiaanit: Kertomus Pohjois-Meksikosta [Finnish] By Mayne Reid
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883), was a... More > Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.Reid was born in Ballyroney, a small hamlet near Katesbridge, County Down, in the north of Ireland, the son of Rev. Thomas Mayne Reid Sr., who was a senior clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. His father wanted him to become a Presbyterian minister, so in September 1834 he enrolled at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Mayne_Reid< Less
A Brief History of Chinese Shaman 's Establishment of State By Xuanjun Xie
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"Shaman", the word from the Tungusic language "saman" and the North American Indian "shamman", the original meaning contains: wise, proficient, inquiry, and later... More > gradually evolved into the shaman to teach the gods of the people, is the god of shaman of the incarnation. In Chinese history, there is a way to establish a state, that is, through the mysticism of the religion to carry out, this book called "Shaman to establish a state" , to distinguish it from other founding methods, such as the warlords to establish a state , the ethnic minorities to establish a state , The palace coup to establish a state. 神汉也叫“萨满”,该词源自通古斯语“saman”与北美印第安语“shamman”,原义含有:智者、通晓、探究,后来逐渐演变为萨满教通神之人的专称,是萨满之神的化身。 在中国历史上,有一种建立国家的方式,就是通过神秘主义的宗教来进行的,本书称为“神汉建国”,以区别于其它的建国方式,例如军阀建国、少数民族建国、宫廷政变建国等。< Less
Historia de las Indias (2 de 5) [Spanish] By Bartolome de las Casas
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Bartolomé de las Casas (c. 1484 – 18 July 1566) was... More > a 16th-century Spanish historian, social reformer and Dominican friar. He became the first resident Bishop of Chiapas, and the first officially appointed "Protector of the Indians". His extensive writings, the most famous being A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies and Historia de Las Indias, chronicle the first decades of colonization of the West Indies and focus particularly on the atrocities committed by the colonizers against the indigenous peoples.Arriving as one of the first European settlers in the Americas, he initially participated in, but eventually felt compelled to oppose, the atrocities committed against the Native Americans by the Spanish colonists. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartolom%C3%A9_de_las_Casas< Less

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